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Baby doll - Baby Doll

Baby Doll

  • Object:

    Baby doll

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Armand Marseille (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded composition, stoneware, glass, cloth

  • Museum number:

    MISC.891-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

very hard composition or possibly stoneware, moulded, socket head with bent limb (ordinary) composition body; blue glass sleeping eyes and moulded hair painted light brown; open mouth painted red - may have shown teeth at one time
clothing:-
romper suit, white cotton and red and green floral print
dress and matching knickers, pink rayon crepe
jacket and bonnet, yellow with white trim, knitted mercerized cotton

Place of Origin

Germany (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1935 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Armand Marseille (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

moulded composition, stoneware, glass, cloth

Marks and inscriptions

AM // Germany // 518/8k
nape; moulded

1225/60 W
box label

Dimensions

height: 24 in, height: 7 in, length: 26 in box, width: 11 in box, depth: 7 in box

Historical context note

K in the mark stands for Kurbelkofp (socket head)

Descriptive line

Baby Doll, composition, Armand Marseille, German, about 1935

Production Note

Reason For Production: retail

Materials

Stoneware; Composition; Glass; Cloth

Techniques

Printed; Moulded

Production Type

mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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